table on the right shows the 24 subjects into which the books are
divided. These subjects are further subdivided into various topics.
For example, "reference and general descriptions" is divided
into the following four topics:
description & reference
subject has a topic called "general" and one called "miscellaneous"
and in these are books which cannot be fitted into more easily-defined
area of the country is divided into the same subjects and topics.
This aids a search for books over the whole country.
the design of the bookshop reflects the different areas of the country
and large cities such as Glasgow and Edinburgh have to be treated
differently from big geographical areas with low population and
few towns - such as the Highland areas. Where necessary, the specific
arrangement of books in an area is described.
is no separate listing for biographies and autobiographies. Each
person is listed in the appropriate topic. For example, Charles
Rennie Mackintosh`s biographies are included in the topic which
deals with Glasgow`s architects. To help locate where biographies
are located there is a Help page called People
which gives a list of all the people and links to where their biographies